Atlanta History Center, Civil War Gallery Photos

The Atlanta History Center's War Between the States collection presents this tragic conflict from both the North & South's viewpoints.

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Civil War wing in Atlanta Historical Society Museum. Atlanta, GA.Confederate battle flag & soldier's personal items at Atlanta Historical Museum. Atlanta, GA.U.S. Army enlisted man's wool overcoat used in War Between the States at Atlanta Historical Museum. Atlanta, GA.Civil War volunteer uniform parts: red frock coat of Pawtucket, RI; Atlanta Grays Captain's sword; Maine epaulets - all impractical for battle at Atlanta Historical Museum. Atlanta, GA.
Civil War wing in Atlanta Historical Society Museum. Atlanta, GA.Confederate battle flag & soldier's personal items at Atlanta Historical Museum. Atlanta, GA.U.S. Army enlisted man's wool overcoat used in War Between the States at Atlanta Historical Museum. Atlanta, GA.Civil War volunteer uniform parts: red frock coat of Pawtucket, RI; Atlanta Grays Captain's sword; Maine epaulets - all impractical for battle at Atlanta Historical Museum. Atlanta, GA.
Blue Northern & Gray Southern Civil War uniforms at Atlanta Historical Museum. Atlanta, GA.Civil War U.S. Army hat insignias at Atlanta Historical Museum. Atlanta, GA.Sword given W.H.T. Walker by state of Georgia for gallantry in battles of Florida & Mexico at Atlanta Historical Museum. Sword made in Mass. & engraved by a jeweler in New Orleans. Atlanta, GA.Southern Civil War belt buckles at Atlanta Historical Museum. Atlanta, GA.
Blue Northern & Gray Southern Civil War uniforms at Atlanta Historical Museum. Atlanta, GA.Civil War U.S. Army hat insignias (sabers of cavalry, castle of engineers, eagle of army, horn of infantry, cannons of artillery, flaming bomb of ordnance) at Atlanta Historical Museum. Atlanta, GA.Sword given W.H.T. Walker (1850) by state of Georgia for gallantry in battles of Florida & Mexico at Atlanta Historical Museum. Sword made in Mass. & engraved by a jeweler in New Orleans. Atlanta, GA.Southern Civil War belt buckles at Atlanta Historical Museum. Atlanta, GA.
Civil War soldiers of both size carried kit of about 50 lbs as shown at Atlanta Historical Museum. Atlanta, GA.Confederate officer's frock coat made with cloth & buttons from England run past the North's blockade at Atlanta Historical Museum. Atlanta, GA.Frock coat of Maj. Gen. John B. Gordon probably worn by him at South's surrender at Appomattox in Atlanta Historical Museum. Atlanta, GA.Confederate States of America $1,000 war bond at Atlanta Historical Museum. Atlanta, GA.
Civil War soldiers of both size carried kit of about 50 lbs as shown at Atlanta Historical Museum. Atlanta, GA.Confederate officer's frock coat made with cloth & buttons from England run past the North's blockade at Atlanta Historical Museum. Atlanta, GA.Frock coat of Maj. Gen. John B. Gordon probably worn by him at South's surrender at Appomattox in Atlanta Historical Museum. Atlanta, GA.Confederate States of America $1,000 war bond at Atlanta Historical Museum. Atlanta, GA.
Civil War surgical kits at Atlanta Historical Museum. Atlanta, GA.Collection of variety of artillery shells used in War Between the States at Atlanta Historical Museum. Atlanta, GA.Hand grenades with paper stabilizing pins first-used during Civil War at Atlanta Historical Museum. Atlanta, GA.Breech loading Colt revolving & Henry repeating rifles which made traditional pre-Civil War tactics deadly & obsolete at Atlanta Historical Museum. Atlanta, GA.
Civil War surgical kits at Atlanta Historical Museum. Atlanta, GA.Collection of variety of artillery shells used in War Between the States at Atlanta Historical Museum. Atlanta, GA.Hand grenades with paper stabilizing pins first-used during Civil War at Atlanta Historical Museum. Atlanta, GA.Breech loading Colt revolving & Henry repeating rifles which made traditional pre-Civil War tactics deadly & obsolete at Atlanta Historical Museum. Atlanta, GA.
Exhibit on plight of War Between the States widows at Atlanta Historical Museum. Atlanta, GA.U.S. Army wagon built in Philadelphia with original painted lettering of all battles in which it served at Atlanta Historical Museum. Atlanta, GA.Civil War field desk at Atlanta Historical Museum. Atlanta, GA.U.S. 3-inch rifled field gun made in Phoenixville, PA with carriage from Mass., had range of 2,000 yards at Atlanta Historical Museum. Atlanta, GA.
Exhibit on plight of War Between the States widows at Atlanta Historical Museum. Atlanta, GA.U.S. Army wagon built in Philadelphia (1851) with original painted lettering of all battles in which it served at Atlanta Historical Museum. Atlanta, GA.Civil War field desk at Atlanta Historical Museum. Atlanta, GA.U.S. 3-inch rifled field gun (1864) made in Phoenixville, PA with carriage from Mass., had range of 2,000 yards at Atlanta Historical Museum. Atlanta, GA.
Confederate flag from Georgia State Capitol as captured Sept. 2, 1864, at Atlanta Historical Museum. Atlanta, GA.35-star U.S. flag believed from Adm. David Farragut's flagship at Battle of Mobile Bay, AL, on Aug. 5, 1864 in Atlanta Historical Museum. Atlanta, GA.Congressional Medal of Honor belatedly awarded in 1893 to Captain Albert D. Wright who led his colored troops in a July 30, 1864 Civil War battle at Atlanta Historical Museum. Atlanta, GA.Mourning badge for Abraham Lincoln at Atlanta Historical Museum. Atlanta, GA.
Confederate flag from Georgia State Capitol as captured Sept. 2, 1864, at Atlanta Historical Museum. Atlanta, GA.35-star U.S. flag believed from Adm. David Farragut's flagship at Battle of Mobile Bay, AL, on Aug. 5, 1864 in Atlanta Historical Museum. Atlanta, GA.Congressional Medal of Honor belatedly awarded in 1893 to Captain Albert D. Wright who led his colored troops in a July 30, 1864 Civil War battle at Atlanta Historical Museum. Atlanta, GA.Mourning badge for Abraham Lincoln at Atlanta Historical Museum. Atlanta, GA.
China plates captured with fleeing Confederate President Jefferson Davis at Atlanta Historical Museum. Atlanta, GA.Silver Victorian egg warmer given to Confederate nurse Sarah Miller for service in an Atlanta Hospital during Civil War at Atlanta Historical Museum. Atlanta, GA.Various post-Civil War reunion mementos at Atlanta Historical Museum. Atlanta, GA.Civil War veteran's organization coat of arms at Atlanta Historical Museum. Atlanta, GA.
China plates captured with fleeing Confederate President Jefferson Davis at Atlanta Historical Museum. Atlanta, GA.Silver Victorian egg warmer given to Confederate nurse Sarah Miller for service in an Atlanta Hospital during Civil War at Atlanta Historical Museum. Atlanta, GA.Various post-Civil War reunion mementos at Atlanta Historical Museum. Atlanta, GA.Civil War veteran's organization coat of arms at Atlanta Historical Museum. Atlanta, GA.

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